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CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
windows. the porch at this home was destroyed. 34 tornadoes hit the southeast, the most ever in the u.s. on christmas day. years of drought in texas made the dry trees vulnerable to high winds. in arkansas, more than a foot of snow made for a rare day of sledding. more than 200,000 people have no power in the south. as the storm heads east, heavy rain is flooding parts of south carolina, blowing snow causing white-out conditions in indiana and ohio. and blizzard warnings are posted as far north as maine. this storm is wrecking travel plans. more than 900 flights have been canceled across the u.s., with more expected in the next couple of days. here at reagan national airport, freezing rain is delaying some flights. but many passengers are stuck because of snow at their destinations. >> a cancellation? >> reporter: dorian friedman and her daughter were going to lansing, michigan. >> i had a bad feeling on the way here and said, i don't see any planes taking off or landing. so we weren't surprised. but it's a little frustrating. >> reporter: this storm is now bringing snow, freezing rain
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
of the rain all day. look at these pictures from highway one in marin county water rushing over the road this afternoon. chp closed 101 south of the tomales road. >>> and the bad weather here and across the country is causing travel headaches for people trying to get home for christmas. at sfo rain and winds are causing flight days of an hour to an hour and a half. and so far today, 100 flights have been canceled but none affected at oakland or san jose airports. >> just be a drag to be stuck here like this close to christmas. >> we tried to catch bart where we live but it wasn't easy. it was pretty crowded out there. >> 18 states and the midwest are dealing with snow, rain and high winds causing flight delays and cancellations at many airports nationwide. >>> in the sierra, as much as 5 feet of snow expected throughout the weekend. it's also going to be windy. forecasters say gusts could exceed 50 miles an hour. even roan no is expected a foot. traffic will be slow. even reno is expecting a foot of snow. >>> a woman is under arrest. but as mark sayre explains, she is only one part
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> we know what to look for and we can keep a look >> reporter: rest didn't appreciate the e at that sand bags but would like a permanent solution to the flooding problem. >> does mean something but it's kind of i'll be right back trying to heal a wound that's already been cut. you know. they could have done something preventive, they have not done anything influential to let us know that we're already safe. the creek also runs through san francisco park and palo alto. in palo alto, crews sets up sand bags. back in east palo alto, all residents can do is watch the rain forecast for tonight. back to a live picture here at bay here is road, the flood stage is 15 feet. we checked the water gauge a short time ago. the creek is only running at 3 feet right now so there is no danger. but with the heavy rains just beginning a little bit to the north of us, obviously, that's a waiting game right here now to see what happens to this creek later tonight. back to you. >> thanks, mark. >>> now to north of the gold en gate to cbs 5 reporter linked ya yi >> reporter: hi. of the rain is really
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
the alarm clock at 7:30 this morning. the 100-foot cypress tree snapped and fell on the home in russian hill crashing through the roof of the master bedroom. >> 4 feet plus my bed and i wouldn't be standing here talking to you right now. so i'm blessed. >> reporter: neighbor lisa got a rude awakening too. >> i just heard the most massive crash that you could ever imagine. >> reporter: and then, she looked out of her window. >> then i saw a wall like water i guess that came off the tree after it hit the house. >> reporter: the tree also ripped down a power line. >> it's dangerous. >> reporter: a neighbor is part of a neighborhood group that's been campaigning for six months to get all utility lines in the area moved underground. >> this demonstrates -- this is extremely unfortunate event for many individuals on the hill. >> reporter: for no one more so than scott, who feels fortunate today. just two days ago he moved his bed from under the spot where this tree fell. >> it is weird. it is weird. and, you know, thank god that it didn't, you know, come into the house more than it di
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
with his mother's permission. whether he had access to those firearms, we can't say at this time. >> randall pinkston in newtown, connecticut, thank you. >>> schools throughout the bay area are reviewing their security procedures, following friday's tragedy in connecticut. ann notarangelo is in antioch where they admit there is a limit to what they can do to keep students safe. >> reporter: schools in the bay area have long been prepared for natural disasters. think of an earthquake. but friday reminded all of us but specifically the schools that we need to better prepared for something much more sinister. >> how do you adequately prepare for something like this? it's beyond anyone's expectation. it has rocked us all to the core. it's everything's worst nightmare. [ sirens ] >> reporter: like everyone else the san ramon valley unified school district mourns the loss of the young children in newtown while knowing they have thousands of students in their care they need to keep safe. the state superintendent of schools sent out a letter friday reminding schools to review their safet
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
to take a look at this. in fact, we found a little bit of anxiety out there. there is a chance it could goer to way. our photojournalist took time to walk the neighborhood and spoke with people about this issue >> they're going to strike it down. that's wrong. >> it's been a fight for years and years going back and forth. hopefully some day everybody will be equal. we won't have to worry about this anymore. >> it seems kind of ridiculous to me that nine people are going to decide what's best for my partner and me. >> you mentioned the 4,000 couples that got married in san francisco, allen. it was interesting because we ran into one of those guys. he said yeah, i have the right to get married and i have the right to get divorced and i should be able to do that again, just like everybody else. that's the whole point of this being equal. so, we'll see. as juliette said, it is probably not going to be decided until june. reporting live from the castro, ken bastida. back to you. >>> a stand still own one east bay highway. chopper5 is over a deadly crash. the crash involves a big rig in
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
admitting that congress is facing a hard deadline while at the same time, blaming each other for not having a deal in place by now. president obama cut short his holiday vacation and returned to the white house to work on a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff." before flying home from hawaii, the president called congressional leaders nancy pelosi, john boehner, mitch mcconnell and harry reid to reach agreements before tax hikes and spending cuts kick in january 1. >> we have been asking the president and the democrats to work with us on a bipartisan agreement for months. >> i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> reporter: the senate majority leader wants house republicans to return from their vacations to approve a democratic senate plan that extends tax cuts for families making less than $250,000 a year. >> that's the only option that is viable escape route. >> reporter: but republican leaders say it's up to democrats who control the senate and white house to avert the "fiscal cliff." >> republicans aren't about to write a blank check for anything senate democrats put for
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
. we will talk about this at 6:00. reporting live in palo alto, joe vasquez, cbs 5. >>> a major sink hole. crewings brought in steel plates to cover the rodeway. this stretch of road could be closed the next couple days we are told. >>> a fallen tree crushed cars mere peralt boulevard. chief meteorologist giving us more. >> reporter: the next weather system is nothing like what we had over the weekend. we had thunderstorms, lightning, damaging winds and heavy rainfall. dry conditions on this christmas eve evening. you can see the beginning of the next wave of rainfall on our long range radar here. we're not looking at excessive amounts, bit will be back this time tomorrow. look how much rain has fallen just since thanksgiving. san jose you have had 5 inches. walnut creek, 10-inchings of rain. san rafael you have had 14 inches and the north bay mountains have had 20 inches of rain since thanksgiving. >>> rescuers have found no sign of a man who ran from police at a dui stop and then jumped into a creek. 24-year-old anthony donaldson went missing early this morning. police spotted him.
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
police searched for a wanted man. the lockdown at good samaritan preschool on homestead road was just a precaution and kids were never in danger. police are saying little about the suspect except he is wanted for a crime committed in neighboring sunnyvale. ed. >>> in the wake of the tragedy in newtown, president obama is demanding immediate and specific strategies to curb gun violence. and he is promising that this time washington won't just talk about it. cbs 5 reporter grace lee on his call to action. >> reporter: it is a promise and says it's divergence for this president. before the connecticut school shooting he was usually generally neutral about anything related to the second amendment. today he not only called for action, he even gave a deadline for results and he wants some answers by january. >> we may never know all the reasons why this tragedy happened. we do know that every day since, more americans have died of gun violence. >> reporter: five days after the sandy hook shooting in newtown, president obama says our country needs more than gun control. we need a solution to s
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
start at a million dollars. so they have a long way to go. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> wall street isn't putting faith in washington. the dow lost 158 points today. its five-day losing streak is the longest since july. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also closed down. >>> police pulled over a bmw for speeding. but before the officer could walk up to write the ticket, the driver floored it and tried to get away. moments later, the bmw slammed into another car a few blocks away from bishop o'dowd high school. cbs 5 reporter da lin tells us an innocent person was killed because of another's recklessness. >> reporter: it started at 98th and bancroft. two chp officers patrolling the streets of oakland pulled over a bmw for speeding. the driver initially stopped but once the officers got out of their car, investigators say the bmw sped away. less than a mile away, the chp says the driver of the silver bmw m6 broadsided a black lincoln on 98th avenue. the impact killed a passenger in the sedan. investigators say the woman was in her early 20s. four other people inside the lincoln suffered from minor to
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> we always felt sitting in trial she felt no remorse. she stare evidence directly at our family with a blank stare. it was good that he pointed that out. >> reporter: the judge told esteban if she ever want today get out of prison on parol, she better show signs of remorse. ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> police are looking for whoever planted a pipe bomb outside pleasant hill elementary school and lit the fuse. the school was locked down while the bomb squad destroyed it. no one was hurt. >>> no word on whether there is a connection to a pair of pipe bombings in pleasant hill this weekend. police say they caught two teens outside a high school on saturday. the pair is also accused of blog up a mailbox -- blowing up a mailbox. >>> two men cheated death when their truck burst into flames. the vehicle somehowing that -- somehow snag the wire. as the driver and passenger scramble to exskip the fire, they made a split-second decision that saved their lives. >> they jumped out and cleared the vehicle. they didn't have contact with the ground and the vehicle which would prevent them from
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
again, we're following this breaking news outside of portland, oregon. a gunman has killed at least one person possibly two inside the clackamas towne centre mall. now, the shooting appears to be random. but again authorities say the gunman has been, quote, neutralized. we'll bring you more information as we get it. and bring you another update later in the newscast. >>> a major break in a bizarre san francisco murder case. police have arrested five people accused of leading a man and woman bound, gagged and beaten on a city street. one of the victims died. cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us this was no random crime. >> reporter: no, it wasn't. in fact, they have arrested four women and one man in a hercules home this morning. now, police say this visitacion valley neighborhood was the dumping ground for their two victims. investigators call this case so bizarre, it is something you see only in the movies. now, a man and woman were tied up and gagged, beaten, one shot left on the street early sunday evening. information led police to the five suspects. they say a 32-year-old san fran
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
for ways to prevent tragedies like the one in newtown. they will be look at firearms restrictions increasing mental health resources and the media's role in guns and violence. the president wants concrete proposals in time for his state of the union address next month. >> the president is absolutely committed to keeping his promise that we will act and we will act in a way that is designed even if he says we could only save one life, we have to take action. >> san francisco mayor ed lee pushing for stronger regulations on certain types of ammunition. he is proposing a citywide ban on commercial sales of hollow point bullets. he also wants police notified when anyone in the city buys 500 or more rounds of ammunition at once. >>> san francisco police also announced plans for another gun buyback event afternoon last weekend's huge successful one. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us it may be impossible to keep one a huge spike in gun sales. >> this hand guard is attached by -- >> reporter: here at the bay area gun vault in mountain view the owner says business has been brisk. >> o
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
jose. we are seeing some wet conditions. how much rain fell? take a look at the totals. more than 2" of rainfall in morgan hill and palo alto. we had nearly 4 inches of rain in moraga, blackhawk had 3.5" of rainfall. oakland nearly 2. almost 2" of rain at the airport. and farthest to the north nearly 6" of rain for st. helena. what happens next? we are getting the break between round 2 and what's coming up next which is round 3. there will be scattered showers throughout the day tomorrow. but the heaviest rainfall is still to come and that's why all of the flood watches are in effect all the way through monday because round 3 is on the way and when it gets here, it likely will be the wettest of the three. even more rainfall than we had this morning. we'll time storm number 3 out for you and talk about when that sunshine and much drier when move in coming up in 10 minutes. >>> well, lots of flooding today in the east bay. the water was about a foot and a half deep in this parking lot outside the raley's shopping center in pleasanton near sunol boulevard. the lot was passible only by
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
fremont fire spokesman says workers at the plant initially tried to use fire extinguishers to put out the fire. and okay depending on the metal, and that's something we don't know at this point, what kind metal shavings were involved and okay fire extinguishers are not always effective with metal, there is a delay possibly in calling 911. that's the story in fremont. mark sayre, back to you. >>> no sprinklers? >> we'll ask and get back to you at clock. >>> high tides and up and down the shoreline the king tides lived up to their names. they hit their peak at mid- morning and some areas the water roses a couple inches and others several feet. >> it's been coming in fast as it looked like it was going up a bathtub. >> i think it's amazing and it's coming up. >> bill hudson sent us this video from high tide. stretch road in sunset beach today. part of pacific coast highway there was shun for part of the morning. chief meteorologist paul de is keeping on eye on the hi tides. paul -- these king t all depend on how the sun, and earth align. ((high tides)) it was supposed to be a bigp toward
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
gunman's older brother ryan lanza into custody for questioning. newtown police arrived at sandy hook elementary school shortly after 9:30 in the morning. they quickly called for state backup and a s.w.a.t. team and released word to expect the worst. >> the majority of those who died today were children beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. >> reporter: parents rushed to pick up their children. >> there's 20 parents that were just told their children are dead. >> reporter: while the investigation continues it is already one of the worst mass shootings in u.s. history. counselors were on site this afternoon and a vigil was held tonight at a nearby church and many people here saying that this town will never be the same again. in newtown, connecticut, ines ferre, now back to you. >>> newtown, connecticut, is in the southwestern part of the state. it's roughly 80 miles northeast of new york city. the population is about 27,500 people and encompasses will 60 square miles about the same size as carmel-by-the-sea here in california. there are four elementary sch
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
, very bad. >> reporter: children at sandy hook have not yet returned to school. when they do, it will be at a school in the nearby town of monroe. late today the nra released its first public reaction to last week's shooting saying its members are shocked, saddened and heartbroken about the horrific senseless murders in newtown. the organization says it stands ready to make meaningful contributions to make sure it doesn't happen again. reporting live in newtown, connecticut, i'm randall pinkston. back to you. >> thank you. >>> meantime, new calls for gun control laws on capitol hill today. those injured in mass shootings and families of victims were in washington, d.c. to press lawmakers on new restrictions. one father whose son survived the sandy hook shooting says it's time for action. >> we need to make this society safer if not for us, let's make it safer for our kids. >> we heard from the national rifle association today for the first time sinc the shooting. they said out of respect for the families and a matter of common decency we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
child. police also say the victim is now at home recovering with her family. >>> accusations are flying over alameda county's proposed drone program. the sheriff's office says it needs the mini spy planes for emergencies like search-and- rescue. but civil rights activists say that's not the whole roof to and have proof. ann notarangelo reports. >> reporter: the day gang with aclu saying the sheriff's department is pulling a fast one with the drones and ended with the sheriff's department saying there had been a clerical error. alameda county sheriff's department wants a camera equipped drone something similar to this for search-and- rescue and serving search warrants in high risk areas where deputies are concerned about armed suspects. >> having a device like this that we could look into that area prior to serving the search warrant would be very helpful. >> reporter: but privacy advocates worry its uses could soon expand. >> where they say they were going to use them for emergency purposes and then use them for surveillance on ordinary americans. >> reporter: some believe the sh
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
county school. classes at white hill middle school in fairfax were canceled today while crews cleared rainwater and mud from classrooms, offices and the library. no word on whether classes will resume tomorrow. >>> and there was a pothole problem in pittsburg. it flattened dozens of tires on highway 4 before crews finally came out to repair it yesterday. and more wet weather is on the way. chief meteorologist paul deanno is using hi-def doppler to track this next round of rain. paul. >> reporter: -- it's not going to be as severe as last week. zooming out you can see light to moderate rainfall as you head toward clearlake reasoning and redding. this is all offshore and will arrive tomorrow. look at these totals. you can see why we had such widespread problems. here's what's coming up next. there is rain in the forecast. it will arrive in the north bay first as soon as tomorrow afternoon. showers likely for all of us by tuesday evening. as for flooding or any heavy rainfall, that is not likely. i'll explain why and through will impact entire seven-day forecast coming up in a co
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
vazquez is at the place where it all started and joe, you're learning there are complicated relationships here. >> reporter: we are learning that, liz. we're in the 3700 block of san bruno avenue and what we have learned is this house behind me is not only the home of where two of the people who were arrested happened to live, but also the place where the crime started where the two victims were beaten, then bound and gagged. >>> reporter: according to court documents the two male suspects, one carrying a gun, went inside this home at 3733 san bruno avenue, assaulted the male victim, 26-year-old steven reed, then tied his hands behind his back. then prosecutors say the suspects beat the female victim. 19-year-old audrey practiced i do, hog-tied her arms to her ankles, then gagged her with a sock. last night a resident told cbs 5 reporter linda yee that the police took key evidence away including bedding. >> mattresses, like a bed. >> reporter: after they drove away they believe one of the suspects shot steven reed in the neck. both victims were dumped on a sidewalk a half mi
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
this little flashing sign to at least do something to try to help the pedestrians. we did reach out to the district headquarters of caltrans today with some specific questions about all of this and so far, we have not received a reply. reporting live from millbrae, i'm mark sayre, cbs 5. >>> the chp says it's busted three of the carquinez bridge bandits. they are accused in a rash of robberies on the bridge earlier this year. investigators say the men would pull up in stolen cars wearing masks and then demand cash from the tolltakers. >> they would approach the toll plaza and either demand money, show a weapon, sometimes not and then just flee on interstate 80. >> surveillance video and other evidence ties the trio to at least three heists according to police. but they think there could be more bridge bandits out there. >>> other bay area headlines. traffic on the san mateo bridge just reopened after a crash in just the last hour. live pictures now of eastbound traffic. the accident itself not so bad but traffic backed up for miles as crews cleaned up the mess. >>> a hit-and-run driver
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